DBT provides trade and investment services and practical support. We help UK companies succeed in South Korea, and Korean companies set up and invest in the UK.

We offer expertise and contacts through our extensive network of specialists in the UK, and staff in the British Embassy in South Korea.

Set up a business and invest in the UK

Discover investment opportunities and learn how your business can expand to the UK on great.gov.uk.

Buy from the UK

Find exceptional and creative UK trade partners with DBT’s Find a Supplier service on great.gov.uk.

Export to South Korea from the UK

UK companies can increase their sales, growth and stability by selling to South Korea.

On great.gov.uk, DBT provides:

Export licensing and special rules for South Korea

Information on products or services which require licences for supply outside of the UK.

Contact us

Department for Business and Trade South Korea

British Embassy Seoul
Sejong-daero 19-gil, 24
Jung-gu Seoul
South Korea


+82 (0)2 3210 5500

1. Investment Team
- Technology (ICT & Digital)
- Energy & Infrastructure; Heavy Engineering
- Capital Investment (including Infrastructure & Regeneration) & Financial Services
- Life Sciences

2. Trade Team
- Renewable Energy
- Technology (including Smart Cities & Digital Economy)
- Automotive, Advanced Engineering, Infrastructure
- Maritime
- Life Sciences
- Financial & Professional Services
- Market Access (including Food & Drink, Agriculture Regulations)
- Export Support Service (commercial market entry support)

3. Marketing & Comms Team
- GREAT Campaigns

4. Defence and Security Team